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Janne Teller

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Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has written several award-winning novels that have been translated into a number of languages. Nothing is the winner of the prestigious Best Children’s Book Award from the Danish Cultural Ministry and is also a Printz Award Honor Book in the United States. Janne lives in New York City and Denmark.

Photograph by Anita Schiffer-Fuchs

Janne Teller

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Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has written several award-winning novels that have been translated into a number of languages. Nothing is the winner of the prestigious Best Children’s Book Award from the Danish Cultural Ministry and is also a Printz Award Honor Book in the United States. Janne lives in New York City and Denmark.

Photograph by Anita Schiffer-Fuchs

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Courage is to do what I fear doing

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Nobody really; try very much to just live my own life to the best of my abilities.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. The life time prisoner in Faulkner's Wild Palms who saves a pregnant woman from the floods even though it costs him his one possibility for freedom.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Writing faster

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The unnamed lawyer in Albert Camus'' 'The Fall'

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